Carefully separate lumps of crab meat and remove any shell. Place in a shallow dish.
To make sauce, melt butter and add flour making a smooth paste. Add cream and bring all to a boil. Simmer about tow minutes. Add well-beaten eggs, salt, pepper and sherry. Cook over low heat for three minutes or longer. Pour over crab meat, sprinkle with paprika and bake in 350 degree oven for 10 minutes. Serve while hot.